welcome to the
[brooklyn art's collective]
a creative community for: connecting | collaboration | workshops & more.
Formerly known as The NYC Women's Art Collective, we decided to rebrand to The [Brooklyn Art's Collective] to further our dedication to inclusivity within our community of artists and creators.
Our mission is to encourage, strengthen and ignite artists who are so bravely in pursuit of their dreams. Committed to the spiritual, emotional, and physical health of all, we are focused on creating a judgment-free, safe space for creators to connect, explore, and share their art at every stage of creation. We believe in the value of companionship, and the power of collaboration over competition.
In previous years, we focused on building community through our monthly meetings, weekly artist features, and supporting creator events. This year we're shifting focused on how to best educate and guide others by teaching workshops here in brooklyn. Starting with our Kid's weekend workshop coming up this October. See below for more details.
[brooklyn art's collective] kid's
modeling & acting weekend workshop
weekend kids workshop | ages 8-12 | date TBD.
about the workshop:
Learn the basics of modeling and acting for the camera in this two day 4 hour weekend workshop. Students will be taught the fundamentals of being on camera from two established multi-hyphenate creatives who are actively working in the fashion and stage/film industry professionally. This weekend workshop is packed with group activities, individual attention, and networking. Take your child’s professional career to the next level with hands-on training and materials tailored specifically for them.
meet the teachers:
sofia : Sofia is an Actor, Model, & Photographer, Author. Based in Brooklyn NYC. Recent work for NYFW: Veronica beard, Cavanaugh Baker, The Daily Fashion Media Awards. Previously the Creative Content Brand Director for The Children's Place brands. (TCP, Gymboree, Sugar & Jade, and PJ PLACE.) Previously: Creative Producer at : INCLINE PRODUCTIONS, a full-service Film/ Commercial production company located in Meat Packing. Previously: the creative editor and content creator having worked with several brands including INSPR , Saint Luna Spirits, Berenice (Paris) Official.
With a BFA in Musical Theatre Performance from The University of Oklahoma, Sofia currently creates in NYC. IMDB. With her background in acting, broadcast, filmmaking, and modeling, she is a passionate storyteller, offering perspective from both sides of the lens and as a Founder of this collective, she is extremely passionate about developing a supportive community for creatives to thrive on the support, love, and resources of a unified community.
calley : Calley is an actor, singer, and model with over 20 years of experience. Calley’s previous acting credits include As You Like It, Hamlet, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Holyhead, North Wales; feature films include Cowgirls N’ Angels, Pearl (2012), and The Grey Man; as well as numerous Voiceover, Commercial, and Print campaigns. Calley also has completed the minimum Teacher Certifications as required by the OHFS and New York State. Calley’s mission is to bring the accessibility of performance to the younger generation. Their professional experience and familiarity with childhood development and youth theater programs provides them with a unique touch in arts education.
DAY 1 Modeling: Creating movement from story & feeling first.
DAY 2: Acting for the camera. Learning foundations with scenes from citically acclaimed films.
TAKE-AWAYS: Each child will receive professional edited headshots and self-tape footage that they can use for their demo reels, and worksheets that will be used in class.
Where: Meadow Studio, 56 Bogart Street. Brooklyn, New York
When: Date TBD
Please Bring: Coming soon.
total cost for 2 day 4 hour workshop: $659.00 per student.
We believe that every student matters and there’s no wrong answer when it comes to creative expression. We provide the framework to inspire bold choices with our experience and passion for education. Our philosophy is that through supportive and encouraging creative guidance, children can rise to their creative potential.